23 Apr 2020

1. Google Shopping To Let Merchants List Products For Free In a big push for ecommerce amid Covid-19 restrictions, global tech giant Google on Tuesday said it is advancing its plans to make it free for merchants to sell on Google Shopping. The move will be in place by…

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21 Apr 2020

1. Guru Raises $30M From Accel, Slack & Others As Philly Startup Scene Heats Up Guru, a Philadelphia-based collaborative knowledge management software provider, has raised $30 million in a Series C funding round led by Accel. Existing backers including Emergence Capital, FirstMark Capital, Slack and Michael Dell’s MSD Capital…

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20 Apr 2020
Uber says Levandowski is on his own for $180 million to Google

1. Uber says Levandowski is on his own for $180 million to Google Uber Technologies Inc. says a guilty plea by its former star engineer is proof that he’s a liar — and supports its decision to make Anthony Levandowski alone shoulder a $180 million legal award Google won…

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16 Apr 2020
Former Viptela Founding Brothers Launch Cloud Networking Startup Alkira

1. Fintech Startup Setu Raises $15 Mn From Falcon Edge, Lightspeed US Bengaluru-based fintech startup Setu has raised $15 Mn in Series A funding round led by Falcon Edge and Lightspeed Venture Partners US. The company’s existing investors Lightspeed India Partners and Bharat Inclusion Seed Fund have also participated…

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18 Mar 2020
SoftBank lays ground to abandon $3 billion WeWork tender offer: Sources

1. Space tech startup Agnikul gets Rs 23.4 crore Space technology startup Agnikul has raised Rs 23.4 crore in pre-series A funding led by Pi Ventures, as it looks to develop a satellite launch vehicle with a payload capacity of up to 100 kgs. The funding round also saw…

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13 Mar 2020
Flipkart asks employees to work from home

1. Airtel acquires stake in fitness startup Spectacom Global Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Thursday said it has acquired a strategic stake in Spectacom Global under its Airtel Startup Accelerator Program that supports early-stage startups in India. The company, however, did not disclose the quantum of stake picked and…

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12 Mar 2020

1. FamPay Bags $4.7Mn Seed Funding To Build Fintech Platform For Teenagers Y Combinator, Venture Highway, Sequoia are among the investors in the round FamPay is building a payments network for teenagers with a focus on personal finance It will offer P2P transactions and a debit card-like product Bengaluru-based…

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29 Feb 2020

1. Notivize makes it easier for non-technical teams to optimize app notifications A new startup called Notivize aims to give product teams direct access to one of their most important tools for increasing user engagement — notifications. The company has been testing the product with select customers since last…

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29 Feb 2020

1. Newlab and The Boston Globe team up to launch AI tools startup Applied XLabs Applied XLabs is a new startup building tools that can automate data-gathering for journalists — and eventually, for knowledge workers in other industries. The company is emerging from Brooklyn-based Newlab, with The Boston Globe…

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24 Feb 2020

1. Intuit close to buying personal finance firm Credit Karma for $7B Business and financial software company Intuit Inc. is nearing an agreement to acquire personal finance company Credit Karma Inc. for $7 billion, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal Saturday. The deal is said to…

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